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US DoE announces solar thermal desalination prize
The US Department of Energy has announced a multi-stage prize competition designed to accelerate the development of low-cost desalination systems that use solar-thermal power to produce clean drinking water.
US DoE announces $100 million for Energy-Water Desalination Hub
The US Department of Energy (DoE) has announced $100 million in funding to establish an Energy-Water Desalination Hub.
Waves to Water Prize targets ocean-powered desal
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has introduced the Waves to Water Prize for wave-powered desalination technologies and is seeking feedback on the initiative.
Hawaii considers special bonds for solar desalination
Hawaii Island is looking to introduce new special purpose bonds to build and operate solar-powered desalination plants, reports westhawaiitoday.com.
AquaVenture secures $50 million for Ghana plant acquisition
AquaVenture has secured $50 million in project financing for its acquisition of Accra desalination plant, Ghana.
US Govt to facilitate $6bn in funding for water infrastructure projects
The US EPA has submitted a draft Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for Applications for Credit Assistance under theWater Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Program.
Essel Infraprojects wins Gujarat desalination contract
Essel Infraprojects Ltd (EIL) of India has won a contract for a large-scale desalination plant at Jodiya, on the Gulf of Kutch, Gujarat.
Israel issues tender for Sorek 2 mega-size desalination plant
The Israeli authorities have issued a tender for Sorek 2 desalination plant, reports business title Globes.
Intel to adopt water reuse at Oregon factory
Semi-conductor manufacturer Intel has secured $120 million in tax-free bonds from Oregon state, US, to partially finance a water reuse project at its production facility, reports Oregon Live.
Bluewater Bio bags Bahraini upgrade project
Bluewater Bio of the UK has won a project to upgrade Tubli wastewater treatment plant in Bahrain that will more than double the plant's capacity for water reuse.
EU gives $34 million to expand capacity and grow reuse at As Samra, Jordan
The European Union (EU) has granted €30 million ($34 million) to expand capacity and increase water reuse at As Samra wastewater treatment plant in Jordan.
Metito circles potential acquisition in Turkey
Metito, the Dubai-based water treatment company, is eyeing an acquisition in Turkey, reports The National.
UN urges desalination industry to improve on brine
The United Nations has called on the desalination industry to clean up its act on brine as the number of desalination plants worldwide continues to climb.
DEWA and Saudi Aramco sign MoU on R&D
The Dubai Water and Electricity Authority and Saudi Aramco have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to include research and development (R&D) on desalination.
US National Alliance for Water Innovation selected to Lead Energy-Water Desalination Hub
The US Department of Energy has announced the selection of the National Alliance for Water Innovation (NAWI) to lead its Energy-Water Desalination Hub, intended to tackle water security issues.
Saudi Arabia to build solar-powered, adsorption desalination plant
Saudi Arabia is building a solar-powered desalination plant using adsoprtion technology, in one of seven strategic projects that include the nation's first nuclear research reactor.
US DOE to harness 'power of competition' in Water Security Grand Challenge
The US Department of Energy has set out ambitions to harness the "power of competition" to drive innovation in water technology through a new programme of activity.
Egypt expedites 16 desalination projects
Egypt is developing 35 desalination plants of which 16 are marked urgent, reports Al Borsa.
IDE to supply desalination for Teck copper mine
IDE is to design and supply a modular desalination plant for Teck Resources' Quebrada Blanca copper mine extension project in northern Chile.
Mangalore refinery project wins environmental approval
The proposal to build the first seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant in Karnataka state, India, has won Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) clearance, reports The Hindu.